Beautiful Natural Scenery in Lake Paron with a beautiful turquoise blue water color, Cordillera Blanca, Peruvian Mountains, South America

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Huaraz is the restless capital of this Andean adventure kingdom and its rooftops command exhaustive panoramas of the city's dominion: one of the most impressive mountain ranges in the world. Nearly wiped out by the earthquake of 1970, Huaraz isn’t going to win any Andean-village beauty contests anytime soon, but it does have personality – and personality goes a long way.

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